“Let’s be clear about who is rigging what: It is Donald Trump’s action to use the power of the federal government for his own political benefit that is the cause of the impeachment trial,” Sanders said in a statement after President Trump suggested the DNC was rigging the primary against Sanders. … [Read more...] about As Joe Biden Corruption Takes Center Stage, Bernie Sanders Stands Down, Apologizes: Joe Not ‘Corrupt in Any Way’
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First was the cynicism. Ukrainians are used to being screwed over by power, especially by Moscow -- their former imperial master reluctant always to surrender their fiefdoms. Even Trump's own national security advisor at the time, John Bolton, once reportedly referred to the push for Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son as a "drug deal." And it was pushed on a novice Ukrainian president whose election marked an extraordinary electoral break with a corrupt past of oligarchs, and the same cannibalistic political elite that had run the country into the ground during its recent independence. … [Read more...] about Trump’s team thought Ukraine was an easy mark. It was a bad miscalculation
Free Beacon Firearms Policy Reporter Stephen Gutowski took Cuomo to task on Twitter. Gutowski pointed out flaws in the show and asked: “What is the point of being a journalist if you have zero desire to learn about the subject you're reporting on?” … [Read more...] about Dan Gainor: Media go far beyond Trump Derangement Syndrome in attacking president
Trump’s aides hope his visit to this tony Swiss Alps ski resort will project an image of the president cutting deals for the country, rather than obsessing about his Senate impeachment trial — as his tweets seem to suggest — or hitting the golf course in Florida, his usual retreat from Washington troubles. … [Read more...] about Trump will play economic pitchman in Davos. But will he stay on message?
"As every criminal trial lawyer knows when you have disputes over facts and disputes over law, you always argue in the alternative. You always argue that the facts are not proved, but hypothetically, even if the facts were to be proved, they wouldn't rise to the level of a crime or in this case an impeachable offense. So, it is not an acknowledgment in any way by anyone on the legal team that the president did anything wrong, that is just not how that brief could possibly be read." … [Read more...] about Alan Dershowitz: Trump impeachment is a ‘motion-to-dismiss’ case, save for ‘political’ considerations